Periodic Tables: Ozempic is Here to Stay: Exploring the Highs and Lows of Revolutionary Therapies for Diabetes and Obesity

featured speaker KLARA R. KLEIN

Motorco & The Duke Initiative for Science & Society Present

Thu Jun 13, 2024 7:00 pm



More than 70 million Americans live with obesity; 38 million have diagnosed diabetes and an additional 98 million have pre-diabetes. For the first time, people are flocking to their doctors for prescription of a new class of medications to treat metabolic disease. So how did a hormone found in lizard venom come to revolutionize diabetes and weight management? And how does my doctor choose which of these drugs is right for me?

With Klara R. Klein, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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